Interpretation of a Life

Interpretation of a Life

The section showcases different approaches to chart interpretation.It includes astrological profiles of various people. It also has a selection of interpretations from when Kepler College invited astrologers to share their chart interpretation for Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein), born August 30, 1797 in London, England at 11:20 p.m. 

 

While you cannot say that certain chart patterns will always show up the same in every person's life, sometimes two people can show striking similarities. Such is the case with mass murderers Andreas Lubitz and James Holmes. When I saw news of the tragic crash into the Swiss Alps of the Germanwings flight that killed 150 in March of 2015, I was saddened and later horrified because news reports said that the young co-pilot in charge, Andreas Lubitz, crashed the plane intentionally. As an astrologer, I quickly ran a chart for Lubitz’ reported birth date to better understand the tragic…
On a recent trip to the Caribbean, and while staying on the beautiful island of Nevis, I learned that Alexander Hamilton was born there – a surprise to me and perhaps to many people. So we had to visit his birthplace and the museum there. Coincidentally, upon our return to the U.S., Public television was showing a documentary film on the Broadway musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda. He in turn was inspired by Ron Chernow’s biography of Hamilton, first published April 26, 2004. The musical Hamilton had its World premiere on Jan. 20, 2015 at the Public Theater, New York…

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Charles Dickens, great novelist of the 19th century, has his “bicentennial” this month that is being celebrated across the world with parties, parades, readings; recently there have been many featured books and articles and blogs about this great literary man.  He is known for many full-length novels such as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and Tale of Two Cities, but is particularly known for having written and published the shorter A Christmas Carol that helped to revive the once-fading holiday and give it a secular tone.  Many of his works, especially A Christmas Carol, have been adapted to stage…
Dorothy Day was a Catholic pacifist and socialist who had an abortion. She has also been proposed for sainthood. From Pope Francis: “In these times when social concerns are so important, I cannot fail to mention the Servant of God Dorothy Day, who founded the Catholic Worker Movement. Her social activism, her passion for justice and for the cause of the oppressed, were inspired by the Gospel, her faith, and the example of the saints.”  Below, Joseph Crane looks at how her astrological chart was reflected in her life.
We’ve seen this before and we’re seeing it now. Based on current scientific studies, a well-known public figure or group of specialists inform the American public about environmental impacts and health hazards of some feature of our standard “American way of life”. Environmentalism, Yesterday and Today Is the quote above about fossil fuels and climate change? tobacco? the diminishing ozone layer? processed food? global warming? No - it's none of the above. Back in the early 1960’s it was our use of pesticides. What happened next is predictable: books fly off the shelf and in this case the book’s author…
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